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30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Psychology

28 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

So don't screw them up!<p>We're only kidding — you'll definitely screw them up in some capacity, and that's okay.<p>If you can make at least some of the changes we've listed below — like practicing mindfulness and not sticking around in bad relationships — you'll be in good shape.<p>These ideas are drawn …

Self-improvement

Masculinity Audit Into Causes Of Suicide Reveals Men Suffer Depression In A Way Even Doctors Could Miss

New report: Men are three times more likely than women to take their own lives.<p>The unequal impacts of mental health issues on men in the UK are …

Mental Health

21 Pictures Of Puppies To Help You Get Through Today

They love us.

7 lies you've been told about your own body

Conventional wisdom. Common knowledge. Whenever you hear something super interesting preceded by “they say,” don’t blindly believe it. Because when it comes to matters of biology, “they” apparently have no clue.<p>As many as 90 to 95 percent of the tales we tell about our bodies just aren’t true, …

Immune System

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne …

Plants

Dreamy geometric home includes studio, clinic in Indonesia

Just look at these photos!<p>Something as simple as a curved window can add an element of drama or surprise to any home, whether in a compact English flat or a live-work building, like this Jakarta residence and workspace of Indonesian architect Realrich Sjarief.<p>Called The Guild, the multi-level …

5 Ways To Make Your Home Office Better

<i>Mitchell Parker, Houzz Editorial Staff</i><p>The term “home office” is kind of misleading. It suggests that the room is all about being an extension of a day at the office. Though that can be a part of what happens in them, home offices also are a place to do so much more. This is where people manage …

Interior Design

6 Tips for Yoga Beginners Who Want to Start a Practice

Yoga is quickly spreading across America, and the whole world for that matter, as an alternative method for dealing with stress, tension, and pressurizing environment. This ancient technique of mindful movements is quickly becoming the newest trend in self-help, self-motivation, and general …

Yoga

Blue Cross Launches Cat Meditation Class With Soothing Rescue Kitties To Ease Your Stress

We're feline good after this 🐱<p>If nothing makes you smile like a cute cat video, we have a treat for you.<p>Pet charity Blue Cross has created the …

Pets

50 Jobs You Can Get With Your Graphic Design Skills

<i>“Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots because that idea wasn’t theirs.”</i><p><b>— Frank Chimero (self-described as</b> …

11 Habits of Truly Happy People

Your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These 11 habits will make you happier today.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on Nov. 11, 2016.</i><p>When we …

Happiness

5 Yoga Poses That Will Get Rid Of Lower Back Pain — For Good

Whether your lower back pain stems from an injury or is simply caused by sitting too much, an aching back can put a serious cramp in your …

10 Misconceptions about Buddhism

In the series <i>10 Misconceptions about Buddhism</i>, scholars Robert E. Buswell Jr. and Donald S. Lopez Jr. expand and debunk these popular</b> …

Meditation

10 Relationship Stages That All Couples Go Through

Relationship<p>You must pay attention to The mystery of Love-Science & why do you fall in love? Do you really want a successful healthy relationship? …

25 Maps That Will Make You See The World Differently

Where on earth are you the farthest away from all people?

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life | Inc.com

When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually terrifying. And expensive. And difficult. So you end up just sitting there in your …

Productivity

4 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits …

Time Management

14 Exercises to Strengthen Your Back and Core

Dumbbell Pullover<p>This exercise targets both the lats on either side of the back as well as the lower body and core since you're holding yourself in a …

16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

Productivity

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

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The Most Overlooked Quality Needed for Relationship Success

How do we know if the person we're dating is the right choice for our long-term happiness? What steps can we take when the partnership we have is becoming less rewarding?<p>Picking the right partner is essential to a relationship's success. Most of us understand this foundational principle, and enter …

InterAct

10 signs you're in the best relationship ever

You're in love. Or you think you are. You've been together for a long time; well, it seems like a long time. Are you sure that this is the one? Here …

20 Habits Happy Couples Have (But Never Talk About)

<i>Nothing in this world is more difficult than love.<br>And nothing is more worth it.</i><p>A happy couple is not a ‘perfect couple’ that comes together, but an …

When to Move In Together, How to Know You're Ready to Move In Together

First comes love, then comes … moving in together. Or at least that's how it can seem these days. So on a recent evening, I asked a friend how she knew it was time to move in with her guy. "Was it true love? You couldn't stand to be apart? That you knew you'd soon tie the knot?" I asked. "Or a …

Relationships

Religious Leaders Respond to Orlando, Embracing LGBTQ Community

<i>Post submitted by HRC staff with contributions from Katherine Burns</i><p>In the wake of the Orlando shooting, religious leaders have stood united against …

LGBTQI
LGBTQI

California is first US state to teach LGBT history in schools

California State Board of Education move comes as state's LGBT community feel their rights are under threat.<p>California is to become the first state …

Being single beats being married, psychologist claims

Being single allows people to “live their best, most authentic and most meaningful life” and the idea of wedded bliss is largely a myth, a …

Psychology